Psychology Ch. 6 Memory
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what are the three stages of memory?
sensory store, short term memory, long term memory
what is iconic memory
visual memory, lasts fraction of a second
auditory memory, lasts couple of seconds
what is the duration of short term memory?
what is the capacity of short term memory?
7 +- 2
how do you increase the duration of short term memory?
how do you increase the capacity of short term memory?
chunking the information
what are the two types of long term memory
procedural-- knowing how to do something
what is an example of proactive interference when it comes to memory?
you're used to driving automatic and switch to stick shift
what you remember know interferes with what you remembered before
ex. old phone numbers
what is a schema?
clusters of knowledge in ltm about objects, people, events. it is your idea of an average experience at a certain place, with a certain person, etc.
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